1889                                  Neshoto                                       1908

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons

296’ LOA, 284’ LBP, 42’ beam, 22’4” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 3, 1889 (#129)
284.2 x 42.5 x 22.0, 2255.11 GT, 1904.58 NT     US 130440     to:
R. R. Rhodes 18/48 et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1889

Sold 1901 to Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Vermillion OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1903

Stranded Sept 28, 1908 off Crisp Point, just west of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior.  Downbound from Superior WI with cargo of iron ore going through heavy smoke from forest fires.  Crew saved by the crew from the Crisp Point Life Saving Station and taken to Sault Ste Marie MI by str. Thomas Maytham.  Enrollment surrendered Jan 5, 1909.






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